Srinagar: Junior Commsioned officer among three soldiers were injured in an ongoing encounter in Arrah area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
A local news gathering agency Global News Service (GNS) that in an ongoing firefight three soldiers including JCO received minor injuries, who have been evacuated to 92 Base hospital for treatment.
One militant was also killed in the initial exchange of firing, the official added.
Pertinently, 120 militants have been killed so far this year in the Valley.
Earlier According to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 Rashtriya Rifles and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Arrah.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.(GNS)